Researcher of CESAM will participate and co -chair two thematic sessions on MSEAS 2016 conference
Published in 22/11/2016
Dr. Cristina Pita, Researcher of CESAM, will participate in MSEAS Conference 2016 (Understanding marine social- ecological systems: including the human dimension in the ecosystem Ratings Integrated), held in Breste (France) from 30 May to 3 June) and co-chair two Thematic Sessions.
The conference MSEAS addresses the theme of Integration and Multiple Evaluation OSU THE SEA, including: fishing, Renewable Energy, Coastal Development, Oil and Gas, Transportation and Conservation. A special emphasis will be given to methodological and empirical challenges involved in the inclusion of human dimensions in ecosystem integrated assessment. The conference has a global character, with special focus on regions that have developed Integrated Management Policies for the sea in recent decades.
Dr. Pita chairs the thematic sessions:
A: Identifying needs for managing multiple ocean use sectors – policy, management and industry needs
This theme session will seek to identify the needs that arise from current and projected policy, management and industry developments in the marine domain.
D: Participatory assessment processes: opportunities and challenges
Theme session D will investigate how the ways in which integrated (socio-ecological) assessments are/can be included in decision-making processes may determine the use/usefulness of the tools/information provided.